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The surname Zamorano comes from name of the city and province of Zamora, which is located on the Duero in northwest Spain. Because of its strategic position, the city was disputed during the Middle Ages, first between the Christians and Moors, then between the kingdoms of Leon and Castille.

Zamorano Early Origins



The surname Zamorano was first found in the Basque province of Guipuzcoa, in north western Spain.

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Zamorano Spelling Variations


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Zamorano Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Zamora, Zanora, Zamor, Samora, Zamaura, Zamore and others.

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Zamorano Early History


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Zamorano Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Zamorano research. Another 507 words (36 lines of text) covering the years 1542, 1623, 1770 and 1788 are included under the topic Early Zamorano History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Zamorano Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Zamorano Early Notables (pre 1700)



Prominent among members of the family were Rodrigo Zamorano (1542-1623), a cosmographer of the royal house of Philip II of Spain; Francesco de Zamora of Villafranca de Montes de Oca (Burgos), who was ennobled in 1770; and Juan Manuel de Zamora y Sainz...

Another 42 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Zamorano Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Zamorano Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Juan Zamorano, who landed in Espanola in 1811
  • Francisco Zamorano, who landed in America in 1828
  • Fructuoso Zamorano, who landed in Puerto Rico in 1885

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Contemporary Notables of the name Zamorano (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Zamorano (post 1700)



  • Agustín Vicente Zamorano (1798-1842), Spanish Florida-born, printer, soldier, and provisional Mexican Governor of Alta California
  • Pedro Zamorano, French silver medalist paralympic athlete at the 2000 Paralympic Games

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    2. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    3. García Carraffa, Alberto and Arturo. Diccionario Heráldico y Genealógico de Apellidos Españoles y Americanos 88 Volumes. Madrid: A. Marzo. Print.
    4. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    5. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    6. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    7. Diez, Ma Del Carmen Galbis. Catalogo de Pasajeros a Indias Durante los siglos XVI, XVII y XVIII Archivo General de Indias Sevilla Volume 6. Murcia, Spain: Ministerio de Cultura, 1986. Print.
    8. Carr, Raymond. Spain, 1808-1975. 2nd Ed. . Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1982. Print. (ISBN 978-0198221272).
    9. de Cadenas, Vicente Y Viicent. Heraldic Patronimica Española Y Sus Patronimicos Compuestos. Madrid: Hidalguía, 1976. Print.
    10. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
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    The Zamorano Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Zamorano Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 9 September 2013 at 09:20.

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